Playing and living in Toulon, Tokyo and Pretoria has given Duane Vermeulen a different perspective on the game, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Toyota Verblitz could face expulsion from the Japanese Top League after two of the club’s players were arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine.
The Canon Eagles have confirmed the signing of Stormers utility back SP Marais for the 2019-2020 Japanese Top League season.
Centre Jesse Kriel will leave the Vodacom Bulls at the end of the season after signing for the Canon Eagles in Japan.
Outgoing Western Province director of rugby Gert Smal says he is eager to get back into coaching when he joins Japanese club Toyota Verblitz later this year.
Toyota Verblitz have announced the signing of fullback Willie le Roux, and the appointment of Gert Smal as the new forwards coach for the 2019-20 season.
Lions flank Kwagga Smith says he is ready to compete for a place in the Springbok squad after his stint with the Yamaha Jubilo in Japan. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Kobelco Steelers thrashed the Suntory Sungoliath 55-5 in the Japanese Top League final.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Pro14, French Top 14 and Japanese Top League matches involving South African players.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Pro14, French Top 14, Japanese Cup and Test matches involving South African players.